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3 State Records Broken in Minnesota

Game & Fish Online Staff - May 23, 2018

Jack Burke recently caught this state-record lake sturgeon in Minnesota. (Photo courtesy Minnesota

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2018 Minnesota Fishing Calendar

Game & Fish Online Staff - February 06, 2018

Minnesota may be known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes," but that neither accurately describes the

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Hit the Road: Gateways to Minnesota Hunting, Fishing 

December 07, 2017

Sportsmen and their families visiting these state parks can find good hunting for deer and other


Walleyes of the October Moon

Tom Carpenter - September 13, 2017

That so-called "hunter's moon" doesn't affect just wildlife. Here's how to use it to improve your


Predator Fish: Fall Muskies, Pike, Bass Hot Spots

August 28, 2017

If you want serious September angling action in Minnesota, set your sights on predator fish


Reminder: Mille Lacs walleye fishing closed from July 7-27

Game & Fish Online Staff - July 06, 2017

Lake open to fishing for all other species including bass Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will be

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Summer Pattern Secrets for Smallmouth Bass

Dan Johnson - June 26, 2017

What's more fun than fishing for smallmouth bass? Catching more, bigger smallmouths. By Dan

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2017 Minnesota Family Fishing Destinations

Tom Carpenter - May 18, 2017

Minnesota offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast

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10 Hot Minnesota Muskie Waters

Tom Carpenter - May 17, 2017

Want to tangle with a freshwater monster, like a Minnesota muskie? Then try your luck at one of


2017 Minnesota Top Bass Fishing Spots

Tom Carpenter - March 16, 2017

Go around our great nation and ask any angler what Minnesota is famous for. You know the answer

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2017 Minnesota Crappie Fishing Forecast

Game & Fish Staff - February 15, 2017

Justin Sommer may be a little bit biased when he talks about how good Minnesota crappie fishing

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2017 Minnesota Fishing Forecast

Steven Johnson - January 26, 2017

Minnesota's nickname tells at least part of the story concerning the state's remarkable fishing

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Overlooked Ice Fishing Gems in Minnesota

Game & Fish Staff - January 25, 2017

When the majority of Minnesota anglers travel during the winter months to go ice fishing, it is for


Top Places for Bass Fishing in Minnesota

Jeff Samsel - April 04, 2014

Walleyes draw the most headlines, but don't let that fool you. Countless rivers and lakes in all


Your Best Spring Fishing in Minnesota

Tom Carpenter - March 19, 2014

There's never been a better time for spring fishing in Minnesota, so grab your favorite rod and

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Best Lakes for February Trout Fishing in Minnesota

Tom Carpenter - February 18, 2014

  While spring and summer are ideal for fishing, don't count out February, especially when it


Fool-Proof Tips for Catching Fall Walleyes

Mike Gnatkowski - October 10, 2013

Fall is a transitional time for walleyes.

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Back To The Basics For Summer Muskies

Pete Maina - July 25, 2012

Many things in life are disappointing. Among them for anglers: the level of fish

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